Marlene Malahoo Forte
Houses of Parliament of Jamaica
Graduate, Harvard University, Yale University, King's College London and University of the West Indies. Formerly: Government Senator and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade; Lecturer in Criminal Practice and Procedure, Norman Manley Law School, Jamaica; Judge; President, Judges Association; Prosecutor and President, Legal Officer, Staff Association. Currently, Opposition Senator of Jamaica. Chair Emerita: Women's Leadership Initiative, a committee of United Way of Jamaica, focusing on education, health and rights for women and children. Yale World Fellow; Edward S Mason Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Named one of Top Five Women in Law, list of Jamaica's 50 Most Powerful Women; named Jamaican Woman of Excellence; recipient, JCI West Indies Top Young Person Award (2010).